Employment Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New Orleans. Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New Orleans is an equal opportunity employer. In addition to full-time and part-time employment, there are a variety of ways you can take part in our mission of service to the poor and vulnerable. Learn more about volunteering with Catholic Charities.

Employment listings are updated weekly. Last Update: September 22, 2016

TO APPLY: 
Email your resume and cover letter to ccanohr@ccano.org.
You may also fax this information to (504) 310-6945.
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Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New Orleans has openings for the following positions:

CORPORATE OFFICE

Resource Coordinator – The resource specialist supports the work of case managers throughout the agency by being a part of the process involving the administration, acceptance, allocation, and delivery of in-kind donated items. Valid driver’s license/chauffeur license required, Teamwork, Coordination, Organization, Planning, Time Management, Reporting Skills, Inventory Control, Documentation Skills, Equipment Maintenance, Data Entry Skills, Dependability, Communication Skills, case work/ management experience preferred, high school degree required.

GREENWALT

LPN (PRN) – The Licensed Practical Nurse provides nursing care to patients in conformance with recognized techniques and procedures, established standards, state regulations and administrative policies. Must be a graduate of an accredited school of practical nursing and posses a current Louisiana license to practice nursing. One year of experience in the field of practical nursing is preferred. This position requires knowledge of patient population. It requires interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively at all levels.

Program Director- Manage the day to day operation of the center. Marketing of services and stimulate program growth. Ensures center compliance with the agency, funding, licensing, certification and accreditation. Prepares and submits required reports and documents services. Participate in long and short term planning for the center. Possess knowledge of the multi-disciplinary team approach and chair individualized staffing meetings. Supervises center staff. Participates in quarterly and annual assessments and Client Plan of Care meetings. Masters in Social Work with experience in management and working with the elderly and disabled.

RN (part-time and full-time) – Must serve on the Interdisciplinary Team and monitor overall health needs of participants.  Serve as liaison between the participant and medical resources. Medication review for each participant monthly and when medication changes occur, evaluate need for lab monitoring, make referrals to the primary care physician as needed.  Determine if medications are properly administered in center, supervise medication administration of participants.  Coordinate in-service training for both staff and participants. RN License /Experience with geriatrics or developmentally disable required.

HEAD START

Center Director (St. Paul) – The Head Start/Early Head Start Center Director will oversee the day-to-day operation of the assigned HS/EHS center. The Center Director will provide leadership and supervision to all center staff and serve as a liaison to the central office, parents and community. The Center Director works under the supervision of the School Readiness Coordinator. The Center Director shall be responsible for the daily operations and management of an assigned center including all staff and community/parent involvement. Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education or Children Development preferred. Proven proficiency in verbal and written communication Skills.

Early Head Start Teacher (St. Paul) – The Early Head Start Teacher works under the supervision of the Center Director. The Early Head Start Teacher will be responsible for the organization of classroom space and equipment to meet the individual needs of children enrolled including the provision of activities in all areas reflecting Early Childhood Development practices, which encourage children to: initiate activities, solve problems, explore, experiment, question and learn by doing. Infant Toddler CDA.  Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education preferred.

Family Advocate (St. Paul/St. Mary (Part-time) EHS/HS) – The Family Advocate is the outreach person for Catholic Charities Head Start Program, to families of the preschools of the community.   She/he coordinates Parent Empowerment Programs and responsible for the Head State Parental Involvement Program.  She/he is responsible for compliance regulations in regard to Head Start Program.  Primary responsibility for planning, organizing, and implementing the Family and Community Partnership service area. Recruits and enrolls children. Develops and implements Individualized Family Partnership agreements with parents. Acts as community liaison for the agency.

This position requires strong organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills, as well as the ability to manage projects and be attentive to details. It requires the ability to function independently as a leader, delegate and partner with a core management team.  The position requires a commitment to excellence in customer service and the ability to work in close collaboration with the Family Advocates. It requires dedication to ensuing the fulfillment of the mission and vision of the agency.

Family Advocates who enroll Head Start/Early Head Start children must have the knowledge and skill necessary to develop consistent, stable, and supportive relationships with young children and their families, and sufficient knowledge to implement the Head Start Performance Standards and other applicable regulations.

A Bachelor degree in Social Work or a related field of study; Must have 3 years of experience in working with children and families; Fluent in written and spoken English. Must also possess an understanding of the Head Start philosophy. Familiarity with child development or early childhood education. Knowledge of community resources and the social services system. Experience organizing, implementing, and managing multiple responsibilities under pressure. Experience in the use of computer data base and/or word. Ability to manage time efficiently.

Food Technician/Housekeeper (St. Paul)- The Food Technician is responsible for guaranteeing that the children are served nutritious, good tasting and appealing meals and snacks. It is the Food Technician’s responsibility to prepare these meals and snacks by methods that maintain high nutrient levels and that are sanitary. It is also the Food Technician’s duty to deliver meals to the classroom ready for family style meal services and suitable for the children’s age and development. The Food Technician purchases all food and supplies necessary with the assistance of the Lead Food Technician and keeps records required by the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP), and the Grantee. This position involves extensive organizing, problem solving, record keeping, and time management. High School Diploma preferred and one year minimum work experience.  The Housekeeper has the primary responsibility for cleaning the center in such a way to promote health and safety while reducing the spread of infection. It is the role of the custodian to follow daily, weekly and monthly cleaning schedules, but not limited to the classrooms, kitchen, office areas, bathrooms, storage areas and entrances. The Housekeeper follows the cleaning schedule when the children are not in the center so no interference with their care occurs. The Housekeeper may also be responsible for performing additional duties not stipulated below. If so, these duties are specified as an addendum to this description. These additional duties may include general building and grounds maintenance, laundry, maintenance, laundry, maintaining cleaning supplies, etc. High School diploma/GED required. Experience in the custodial filed desirable. Knowledge of proper cleaning methods required.

Maintenance Worker (Temporary) – The Maintenance Worker is responsible for the general repairs and maintenance duties required for Head Start centers. This position requires the ability to perform general repairs on the building, its contents and equipment. It also requires the skills necessary to communicate with the Supervisor, and other personnel. High School Diploma/GED, valid driver license, and an acceptable accident/violation motor vehicle record (as determined by insurance carrier) required.

School Readiness Coordinator – The School Readiness Coordinator is responsible for supporting the education staff and childcare partners by providing leadership, training, monitoring and technical assistance to programs’ systems and services as outlined in the Head Start Performance Standards. The School Readiness Coordinator is responsible for ensuring that the program develops, integrates and implements systems and procedures for the delivery of quality educational programming to all participants and to ensure compliance with the Head Start Performance Standards and that mandates for federal, state and local licensing are met. Master’s Degree in Early Childhood Education (preferred). Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Development or related service field required.

Teacher (St. Paul) – The Lead Teacher in any Head Start program is responsible for assisting in the planning and coordinating programs at his /her location. She/he is also responsible for supervising teachers and students at his/her location. She/he may coordinate and plan with other Head Start agencies. The Lead Teacher will assist in choosing and training staff. She/he is responsible for the planning and implementation of a comprehensive child development program that meets the Head Start definition of curriculum in all program options and setting. She/he is responsible for working with staff to provide ongoing program development that meets state and federal regulations and guidelines. Under the direction of Head Start Administrative Team, the Head Start Lead Teacher shares in the responsibility for the daily oversight of center operations, including assurance of compliance with minimum standards and standards established to assure a high-quality program. Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood/Child Development. Proven Proficiency in verbal and written communication skills.

HOMELESS SERVICES

Case Manager – The Social Worker is responsible for assessing the material and emotional needs of clients who are homeless, or at risk of becoming homeless, and providing them with counseling, educational and referral services.  The Social Worker will provide services to the most vulnerable clients in Catholic Charities’ homeless services programs. This position requires proven ability to function independently with minimal supervision.  This position requires adequate experience and/or specialized knowledge in the specific area to counsel and educate clients.  Maintain high level of client information confidentiality.  It requires proven interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.

ISAIAH 43

Program Coordinator – The Program Coordinator is responsible for working with Catholic Church parishes and schools, other ministries and program within the Archdiocese, Catholic Charities, and the general community to implement the Isaiah 43 program. The Program Coordinator will assist program sites with managing volunteers and participants as well as program planning, development, implementation and evaluation. Program Coordinator should have knowledge of community-based outreach and programs. An ability to work harmonious and holistically, as part of the team with staff, volunteers, clients, and partners is required. The incumbent must demonstrate a philosophy and value base consistent with the mission and values Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New Orleans, utilizing a strengths and empowerment perspective and working towards increasing the capacities of program participants. The incumbent must be able to work effectively and respectfully with people from diverse cultural, ethnic, religious, and socio-economic backgrounds. The incumbent must have excellent interpersonal skills, verbal and written communication skills, public speaking and facilitation skills, strong attention to detail, excellent organizational and problem solving skills, and ability to handle multiple tasks both effectively and efficiently. Program Coordinator should possess a Bachelor’s degree and minimum of 3 years of relevant professional level experience. Must be proficient with Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel, Outlook, and Power Point. Must be  mobile to travel on a regular basis to multiple sites including church parishes and other Isaiah 43 sites within the Archdiocese. Must be available to work non-traditional hours on a regular basis including evenings and weekends.

IMMIGRATION SERVICES

Citizenship Instructor (PRN) – Ten hours of evening classes per week will take place during four days per week, generally Monday through Thursday, at alternating sites in New Orleans, Westbank and Metairie.  Assessments for class placement and post-tests for measuring progress will be administered for each student. Data will be maintained on students’ attendance, assessments scores, and pass rates on the Citizenship examination. Office hours will be provided each week, and attendance at quarterly workshops to advertise citizenship services is required. The Citizenship Teacher will present an organized series of classes to two levels of adult English Language Learners who are legal permanent residents and possibly eligible to apply for naturalization. This position requires strong organizational, time management, and communication skills plus the ability to manage multiple tasks at the same time. Requires flexibility to work with students of varying proficiency levels and literacy levels. Must be sensitive to learning style differences, cultural differences, and the varying attendance of adult learners. Must be able to collect data and follow up with students. Bachelor’s degree highly preferred. Teaching certification or enrollment in teacher training programs highly preferred. At least one year prior ESL, or Citizenship teaching experience required.

Immigration Attorney – Immigration Attorney will represent Unaccompanied Children in immigration removal proceedings, and will prepare cases for submission to the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) and EOIR, including but not limited to, applications for asylum, Special Immigrant Juvenile (SIJ) status, and/or T or U nonimmigrant status and other forms of immigration relief. She/he will also represent these children in immigration court, and family court for predicate and custody orders in relation to Special Immigrant Juvenile Status cases. Staff Attorney will coordinate all aspects of a client’s case, including client intake, client communication, relevant research, drafting personal statements, preparing immigration forms, writing briefs, drafting court motions and orders, and advocacy with law enforcement and other agencies, and direct representation in court. May also represent women with VAWA and U-Visa petitions. Juris Doctor Degree with active membership in a State Bar, and preferably certified to practice in Louisiana. Two years or more experience practicing immigration law, or other relevant experience preferred. Experience with legal representation of Unaccompanied Alien Children preferred. Experience with immigration and/or child dependency legal clinics in law school preferred .Experience working with children and/or survivors of abuse and trauma preferred. Bilingual in Spanish and English (writing and speaking) required. Ability to work independently to manage a substantial workload with deadline pressures. Competence in communicating and interacting with others of diverse cultural, geographic, and economic backgrounds in a professional and compassionate manner, including interacting with individuals experiencing substantial levels of emotional, physical, financial, or other hardship. Ability to use basic Microsoft Office programs and online database software.

Translator (PRN)- Translation of legal documents – converting documents written in Spanish to documents written in English. Common documents include but are not limited to:

Originate and complete a Certification of Translation of Record for translations that require notarization; complete translations in a consistent and professional format using electronic templates; properly file and maintain records of all translations received and prepared; answer phone calls and maintain record of calls received; attend trainings when assigned by Program Director or supervisor; occasionally cover reception deck during lunch and/or when receptionist is absent; other related tasks as assigned. This position is depended on the needs of our client population and will operate on an on-call/as needed basis which may vary week to week. Average expected time commitment is 2-3 days a week. Written fluency in English and Spanish required. Professional certification in translation is highly desirable. Strong and efficient computer skills; including proficiency with using templates and preparing documents in Microsoft Office for spell check, etc. and use of electronic database; organized, with as excellent attention to detail; ability to communicate well with others, including clients, attorneys , and other administrative staff members; professional phone manner, patience, and flexibility; ability to maintain effective and professional work relationships; applicants with an interest in social services, social policy and practice, or immigrant and refugee issues highly encouraged to apply.

PACE

Certified Nursing Assistant (PRN) – Under the direct supervision of the Lead Certified Nursing Assistant; responsibilities include but are not limited to personal care service, non skilled treatments, assistance with toileting, feeding, lunch service, assisting with group activities, recreational activities, assist in maintaining the cleanliness of the facility, and escorting participants to and from physician appointments or other services outside of the PACE Day Center. Must have nursing assistant certification and have current CPR certification. She/he must be able to work in a team environment. High School Diploma/GED, current state certified nursing assistant license and CPR certification. One year experience in care of the elderly individuals at various cognitive levels, good interpersonal skills with the ability to handle unusual situations. Must be able to maneuver and operate general household equipment.

LPN – Responsible for assisting the RN Clinic Manager in the delivery and coordination of participant based care within the PACE organization’s clinic setting as well as the communications.  Supports daily activities with regards to effective agency operations and communications. Supports the implementation of the plan of care. Assists with the coordination of all agency activities related to nursing including direct and indirect participant services, Coordinates the authorization process for all outside appointments. Must be a graduate of an accredited school of practical nursing and possess a current Louisiana license to practice nursing. Applicant should have at least 18 months LPN experience, with 12 months in geriatric care. Must have practiced nursing in the last 3 years and CPR certified.

Medical Director – Under the general supervision of the PACE Greater New Orleans Executive Director, responsible for the development, implementation, and oversight of medical care services including general oversight of all clinical aspects care and the Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement (QAPI) program; also assists in related administrative tasks. Graduate of an accredited School of Medicine, Board Certified in Internal Medicine or Family Medicine. Fellowship trained in Geriatrics preferred. At least 2-3 years clinical experience.  One year experience working with a frail/elderly population. Current license to practice medicine in Louisiana, current DEA and Louisiana controlled substance license. Able to supervise Mid-Level Providers through a collaborative practice agreement, and other clinical professional staff. Must have a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation. Must have proven clinical and administrative leadership abilities. Able to get along with others in a team environment. Ability to deliver service to physicians, patients, and fellow employees with compassion in a responsive, courteous, and concerned manner in accordance with PACE Greater New Orleans policies and procedures. Must have geriatric assessment and management skills, proven clinical leadership skills and ability to work in an interdisciplinary team.

Nurse Practitioner – Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner or Family Nurse Practitioner. The Nurse Practitioner functions to provide high quality of care to our geriatric patients. Diagnose, treat, and manage acute and chronic health problems; Perform and document patient history and physical examinations in our EMR; wound care; prescriptions; lab evaluation and lab studies; demonstrate strong communication skills with patients to provide feedback regarding finding and treatment plans; partner with collaborating physicians and clinic staff to meet patient needs. ANP or FNP; graduate from an accredited nurse practitioner education program required; nurse practitioner certification by a national certifying organization approved by the Louisiana Board of Nursing required; CPR certifications required; 3-5 years experience – preferably with some long term care experience; at least 1 year of experience with geriatric patients required; past experience working within an  interdisciplinary team environment preferred but not required; and, comfortable with using an electronic health record.

RN Care Manager – Responsible for assisting the needs of the participant/family and coordinates process to facilitate the participant’s efficient movement through the health care continuum.  The RN Care Manager has accountability for reviewing/monitoring appropriateness and necessity of admission, intensity of service, and continued stay.  The RN Care Manager communicates with physicians, Nurse Practitioners, and other case managers, nurse manager/staff nurse, social workers, outside agencies, and ancillary department to effectively manage clinical and financial outcomes, identify opportunities to reduce cost and length of stay while maintaining or enhancing quality of services.  The RN Care Manager’s scope will embody the six core components of case management throughout essential and specific job: Psychosocial Aspects; Healthcare Reimbursement; Rehabilitation; Healthcare Management and Delivery; Principles of Practice; Case Management Concepts.  The RN Care Manager will assist with assessments for home, nursing home, and hospital participants; explains PACE services and philosophy to participants/families; assesses participants and family status based on the physiological, psychosocial, spiritual, and emotional needs presented.  The RN Care Manager will assist with the development of a written plan of care with IDT defining goals and nursing actions based on needs identified in assessment, utilizing Hospice, community and facility services when applicable; verbally interprets plan of care to all care providers; implements the plan of care under the direction of the PACE Center Manger or designee, ensuring compliance with the federal and state regulations the plan of care on a regular basis and as necessary to meet the changing needs of the PACE Participant and caregiver.  The RN Care Manager must demonstrate skill in interpersonal relationships with PACE participants, families, nursing, home staff, co-workers and community support services. Candidate must be a graduate of an accredited school of nursing and must possess an unencumbered RN License in the state of Louisiana.  Bachelor of Science in Nursing, at minimum 3 to 5 years of continuous nursing experience with at least one year in a geriatric area, prior experience in home health, case management, wound care, medical-surgical experience and one year supervisory skills.  Able to effectively handle difficult and unusual situations.  CPR certificate required.

Recreational Therapist- To perform duties in assisting with the development, promotion and implementation of senior center program activities. Must be knowledgeable and sensitive to the needs of elderly and handicapped individuals. Should be computer literate. Responsible for the promotion, coordination and implementation of approved senior center programs and activities which include the following:

Associate Degree with 2 years’ work experience with the geriatric population and knowledge of the filed assignment.

PADUA COMMUNITY SERVICES

Food Technician (Temporary) – Prepare well balances and appetizing meal according to menus. Maintain a clean and sanitary work, dining, and storage area. Serve the prepared meals in a timely and organized fashion. Receive and store food supplies. Set up catered events at work location. Maintain proper documentation of meals served and prepares other paperwork as directed. Maintain effective communication with the staff and supervisor. Maintain cleanliness of appliances and fixtures. Perform other duties as directed by supervisor. Moderate physical activity; stand between 33%-66% of the time. Walk more than 60% of the time on wet surface. Use of hand to fingers, handle or feel required more than 60% of time. Full ability to talk and hear in a moderate to loud noise environment. Full vision required. Ability to lift up to 30 pounds required more than 66% of the time. High School diploma or a GED, a valid driver license and 6 months experience preferably in a school or hospital setting.

PRN Licensed Practical Nurses (Days/Nights, 48 hours monthly) – Responsible for assessments, documentation medication, administration, administration of prescribed treatments, care plan initiation, implementation and review, notifies supervisor/Medical Director of any changes in patient status or complications. Communicates with clients and families as required, Attends in-serve, trainings, and maintains license and certifications as required. Unencumbered Louisiana Practical Nursing License; at least 1 year of practical nursing experience in an medical-surgical, nursing home, or long term care setting. Graduate of an accredited school of practical nursing.

Service Coordinator- Manage the custodial care of 32 consumers. Ensure habilitation programs are implemented as directed, participate in program planning meetings, and provide supervision to Direct Service Workers. Requires on call-responsibilities. High school diploma, some college preferred. Experience in management, experience working with individuals with intellectual disabilities. Adult/Infant/Child CPR and First Aid/DSW or CNA.

REFUGEE SERVICES

AmeriCorps Employment Services Success Coach – CCANO’s Refugee Services Program provides holistic case management to support refugee self-sufficiency for over 250 clients a year. The Employment Services Success Coach will enhance the effectiveness of CCANO’s Refugee Employment Services through the management of career counseling and financial literacy services to newly arrived refugees. These services include; employability services, financial literacy education, job readiness training, job placement follow-up, and job retention services. The Employment Services Success Coach will also provide general administrative support to the Employment Service program, as needed. Conduct outreach during job fairs and attendance at the key workforce development events; develop and manage relationships with employers, employment agencies, universities, and community-based organizations; conduct comprehensive career counseling services; manage the planning and implementation of financial literacy trainings. GED/High School Diploma or equivalent required. BS/BA with background in social work, business, Latin American/Middle Eastern/World Studies, or related field from an accredited institution preferred; project management experience preferred; cultural competence and a good understanding of diverse immigrant populations, as well as sensitivity to the special needs of refugee adults and families; proficiency in Spanish, Arabic, Farsi, or other languages valued; access to reliable personal transportation required.

Case Manager- CCANO’s Refugee Services Program provides holistic case management to support refugee self-sufficiency for over 250 clients a year.  The Case Manager ensures that refugee clients receive quality and timely services and that program objectives are met.  Develop individualized self-sufficiency plans and provide clients with appropriate assistance to access health, social, and other services in order to achieve their integration goals.  Essential Job Responsibilities:  Provide case management for refugee clients for a period of at least 8 months per client from pre-arrival through arrival, intake, home visit(s), development of self-sufficiency plans, access to benefits and other services, and ongoing monitoring to ensure that clients are making progress toward self-sufficiency goal; Assist clients with applications for benefits as well as develop and review service plans on a regular basis to ensure client’s access to all necessary health and social services, as well as enrollment and attendance in school, ESL, cultural orientation, and other employment-related services; Coordinate with Employment Specialist and VISTA/volunteer mentors to ensure team support to overcome any barriers to self-sufficiency in order to achieve client’s goals; Participate in weekly case consultation/team meetings to review case plans, identify and resolve client care and service delivery issues; Develop, maintain, and timely update case management systems, reporting databases, and files; maintain confidentiality of information; Open and maintain individual case files and ensure timely compliance with documentation standards; Other duties as assigned. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in social work or related field from an accredited institution preferred; Two years of case management or other related experience required; Fully bi-lingual candidates in the following languages required: Arabic/English, Spanish/English, Farsi/English. Proficiency in other languages like Creole French, French, or Dari valued; Ability to work with a culturally diverse population and sensitivity to the special needs of multi-cultural immigrant children, adults, and families.  Preference given to those with experience and demonstrated ability to work with individuals who have experienced trauma; Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills, including maintaining effective work relationships; Strong management and organizational skills, in particular time management and multi-tasking; Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, especially Word and Excel.  Facility with database use required. To apply, please email cover letter, resume, and three references to Lilian Alvarez at: lalvarez@ccano.org

Immigration & Refugee Programs Interpreter/Translator (PRN) – The interpreter/translator will work closely with the Refugee Services Program staff to supplement program activities and enhance services to the clients by facilitating effective communication between Refugee Services staff and the clients.  The interpreter/translator will convert one spoken or written language to another in order to relay complex concepts and ideas for the client(s) and our staff. Responsibilities may include: assisting with the implementation of a cultural orientation program by providing direct interpretation for Refugee clients who have just arrived in the United States from Cuba, Burma, Iraq, Syria and other countries; providing interpretation in client meetings; translating documents and materials into the target language; attending refugee services group events. He/she must have strong verbal and written communication skills in both English and one of the target languages like Arabic or Burmese. He/She must have the ability to maintain effective and professional work relationships. Applicants with an interest in social services, social policy and practice, or immigrant and refugee issues highly encouraged to apply.

This position is for a 1 year contract.  This position is dependent on the needs of our client population and will operate on an on-call/as needed basis which can vary week to week.

Minimum Requirements:

Verbal and Written fluency in Arabic, Burmese, Haitian Creole, Spanish or other languages required. Native fluency is highly desirable.

SPIRIT OF HOPE

Construction Cost Analyst – Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New Orleans (CCANO) will be participating in the Disaster Case Management Proposal (DCMP) in Washington and St Tammany parishes. CCANO main responsibility will be to serve and coordinate services for people affected by the March and August 2016 floods following the guidance of FEMA-DCMP program. As a provider, CCANO will employ a Construction Cost Analyst who will be responsible for providing estimates for damaged homes utilizing Xactimate software.

This position requires strong organizational, relational, and communication skills plus the ability to manage multiple projects at the same time. The Construction Cost Analyst will be working in a fast paced environment and must be able to provide excellent customer service under these circumstances. Proficiency in Excel and Word is essential and knowledge of Xactimate and CAN is preferred. Applicant should have demonstrated the ability to relate well to people of diverse ethnic and economic backgrounds and have a commitment to CCANO’s mission. Reliable transportation and the ability to be mobile is a must since the majority of time will be spent in Plaquemines, St. John, and Jefferson Parish. Minimum of 5 years’ experience in general construction and experience with hurricane damages dwellings preferred. Basic knowledge of plumbing, electrical, and HVAC systems and the Universal Standard Building Codes is required, as is the ability to do an itemized estimate using computerized software, preferably Xactimate.

DCMP Administrative Assistant – The Executive Assistant for this program will be responsible for providing support to the Disaster Case Management (DCM) Program Director and serve as support to other team members of the program. S/he scope of work will not be limited to office support but will provide assistance in developing reports and ensuring smooth running of daily activities. The administrative assistance will also be responsible coordinating and managing donations, developing and maintaining resources listings. S/he will also be responsible for all data collection and forms related to DCMP as well as any other program related projects, as needed. DCM program will provide services in Washington and St Tammany parishes; therefore the administrative assistance should have reliable transportation and be willing to travel to this parishes for trainings, meetings and other program needs.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

This position requires excellent communication, strong organizational skills, ability to manage multiple projects. The administrative assistant will be working in a fast paced environment and should have the ability to multitask and comply with short and strict timelines and deadlines. The candidate must demonstrate an advance level of computer skills with solid knowledge of word, excel and power point. The ability to function both independently and as part of a team. Attention to detail, task, and project follow-through and the ability to manage multiple products. Overall Professionalism in dress, demeanor, language, and interaction with others.

Preferred Education: Bachelor Degree

Disaster Case Manager – Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New Orleans (CCANO) will be participating in the Disaster Case Management Proposal (DCMP) in Washington and St Tammany parishes. CCANO main responsibility will be to serve and coordinate services for people affected by the August 2016 floods following the guidance of FEMA-DCMP program.   As a provider, CCANO will employ Case Managers who will aid clients in their recovery through direct services, advocacy, and empowerment.

This position requires strong organizational, relational, and communication skills plus the ability to manage multiple projects at the same time. Experience in Disaster Case Management highly preferred as well as knowledge of the service area, community and resources. The Case Manager will be working in a fast paced environment and should have the ability to multitask and comply with short and strict timelines and deadlines. They must be able to provide excellent customer service with care and compassion. Case manager must be willing to travel to different locations to serve clients in need, work in rural areas with high levels of poverty and must be comfortable conducting home visits and working in the field for over 80% of their time. Must have excellent communication and personal skills; proficiency in Excel and Word is essential and good working knowledge of CNA is preferred. Applicant should have demonstrated the ability to relate well to people of diverse ethnic and economic backgrounds and have a commitment to CCANO’s mission. Reliable transportation is essential as positions will be housed in St Tammany and Washington parishes.

A bachelor’s degree in social work or a related social service field or minimum of three years of work experience in the social service field preferred. Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal skills are a must for the position. A bilingual applicant is a plus.

Case Managers will serve as primary point of contact for the clients, assisting the client in coordinating necessary services and resources to address the client’s complex disaster recovery needs. They are responsible for developing strong recovery plans with client’s input. Provide caring and compassionate service for ALL people, Respect clients and the communities they represent. They must be able to work as a team and as part of a large network of organizations and of the community they represent. They must be able to provide continuity of the client’s case management services and fully comprehend and follow the sequence of delivery for disaster services. Help them restore their lives to become functional and stable and empower the client to move on.  Case managers must protect client’s rights and confidential information, inform them of their rights and responsibilities and provide fair and equitable treatment.  Information provided to the clients should help them make informed decisions and choices.  Case managers are expected to review their cases frequently and provide regular follow-up to their clients as well as reevaluate the status of their cases to decide if the client has reached his or her objectives and next steps necessary for stabilization.

Minimum Education/Experience: A bachelor’s degree in social work or a related social service field or minimum of three years of work experience in the social service field preferred. Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal skills are a must for the position. A bilingual applicant is a plus.

SUPERVISED INDEPENDENT LIVING

DSW (evening days/night) – Assistance with daily living and household chores. Accompany consumers on community integration and scheduled doctor’s appointments. Perform gastrostomy tube feeding as well as oral feeding. Assistance with toileting, positioning, and other neon complex task. Must be able to work in a team environment with good interpersonal skills, and the ability to handle unusual situations. Must be able to work evenings, night, weekends, and holidays. High School diploma or GED required. Experience with mental disability population preferred. CNA or DSW certified / 16 hour medication administration training, must possess valid driver license and CPR card.

 

CATHOLIC CHARITIES IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

 

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